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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Losses

Time to pause and remember today . . .eagle flag (2)A U.S. military helicopter was downed early Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, including 22 Navy SEALs, in the deadliest incident for U.S. troops since the decade old war against terrorism began.

13 comments:

Lois Evensen said...

The sadness runs deep. Our love and prayers to the families, colleagues, and entire country.

A lovely post in tribute.

Montanagirl said...

I saw that on the news. Very sad.

Don't unplug your hub said...

A moving tribute to those who have died, and to all those who continue the fight to preserve freedom.

(GBS) NewsFromTheHill said...

Many a sad family is now mourning sons and daughters they'll never hug again.
Thanks for the post.

Country Gal said...

A very sad day for all !

Judy said...

Hi Beatrice,

This news is so sad. Very sorry to hear.

Blessings,
Judy

Ginnie said...

Thank you for posting this. I was devestated when I heard it. Any loss of life is sad but to lose that many Seals is unthinkable. I absolutely hate this war and often think where we'd be if we'd never gotten into this mess 10 yrs ago.

Daisy said...

Sad and tragic news. Prayers for the families of those who were lost.

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

There's little to say, except prayers for the families. Thanks for your comments.

Anvilcloud said...

I saw this in the paper yesterday. Condolences to the friends and families and all Americans.

Sandra said...

my prayers are with the families of the fallen, thanks for the reminder to remember them

Denise said...

Absolutely heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers are with their families.

Elaine said...

A terrible loss for the families and our country.

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